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St. Luke's College names department chair, Lorraine Sacino Murphy

4-29-2015

SIOUX CITY | St. Luke's College - UnityPoint Health has named Lorraine Sacino Murphy as department chair of the Associate of Science in Nursing Program.

Sacino Murphy will support faculty and students, and provide leadership and administrative responsibilities for the program.

She was recently promoted to associate professor at St. Luke's College, and worked closely with the dean of nursing education on faculty development, orientation, and mentoring. She was a nurse for 18 years, serving in long-term care and medical/telemetry hospital nursing care, and has been in nursing education for the last six years.

Sacino Murphy received her bachelor of science in nursing from the University of Wisconsin in Eau Claire, Wisconsin and her master of science in nursing from Briar Cliff University. She is currently enrolled in the doctor of education in health professions education at Allen College. She also has two nursing certifications as a gerontological nurse and certified nurse educator.

A member of several area organizations, Sacino Murphy participates in Sigma Theta Tau International, Gehlen Catholic School Health Committee, Plymouth County Board of Health and Connections Area Aging Advisory Council.